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Forum topic by Furnitude posted 12-03-2013 05:45 PM 1866 views 0 times favorited 20 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-03-2013 05:45 PM

I’m curious to know what great deals everyone scored on Black Friday/Cyber Monday. I got a Rikon 3 Speed Air Cleaner for $139 from Woodcraft. It’s still available at that price, actually. Let me know what you scored.

-- Mitch, Also blog at

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#1 posted 12-03-2013 10:34 PM

nova2 comet lathe with G3 chuck free shipping $499 Rocklers

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#2 posted 12-03-2013 10:39 PM

I hustled my arse up to the computer at 6:00 AM to get in on some of the LV cyber Monday stuff. I was after a bevel up smooth plane, and to my dismay every plane listed was sold out by the time I got there. Wound up just buying a gift card to get my plane.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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#3 posted 12-03-2013 11:05 PM

I am particularly pleased with my 60” Jet parallel clamps at 50% off, $40 each.
I’m also waiting to try out my Summit (Peachtree) HVLP sprayer for $60.

You’re gonna love that Rikon air cleaner. Makes a real difference in my shop.

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#4 posted 12-03-2013 11:10 PM

Jet Clamps from the big 50% off sale. Ended up with
4 – 24”
4 – 31”
4 – 40”
2 – 50”

$420 for 14 clamps was a steal. I just wish I could afford more, but I need way too many other things in the shop.

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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#5 posted 12-03-2013 11:10 PM

I stayed up past midnight for the LV Cyber Monday, and got a Veritas medium shoulder plane :)

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#6 posted 12-03-2013 11:11 PM

No BF tools, but got a set of 4 Goodyear Eagle 16” tires for $325 mounted, balanced, tax, environmental fee all included. Considering that this was a purchase I needed to make anyway, it was nice to shave $125-$150 off.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#7 posted 12-03-2013 11:13 PM

Not really a tool, but got two 25% off coupons for Harbor Freight. Good for cheap, disposable stuff mostly, not usually anything that someone might “gloat” about, but I’ve found some of the stuff can still get the job done.

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#8 posted 12-03-2013 11:32 PM

My shop had lost all of our Irwin quick grip clamps except for 2. We build cabinets and use those clamps all of the time. I had held off until the holiday in anticipation and sure enough, HD had 6 packs of the Irwin clamps for 13.88. I bought 5 packs. Now we have 10 6” clamps, 10 of the 12” clamps and 10 of the 4.5” mini clamps. We are set for about 3 years now. Those clamps are great and never break, they just get left behind. :)

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#9 posted 12-04-2013 01:02 AM

I bought a right-hand edge-trimming plane (pm-v11 blade) from lee valley for $90 plus shipping:,41182,48945,54862

It’s a decent deal, and I love my mini one that I bought a few years ago.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#10 posted 12-04-2013 01:28 AM

I finally gave in a bought a few Woodwright episodes. They were 50% off, but today they took off an additional 10%. Guess they didn’t move enough of them on Monday. The odds of them getting down to free are pretty slim, so I yielded to temptation ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#11 posted 12-04-2013 01:45 AM

I tried and tried to find something to buy…...but came up empty. This year’s BF was a bust for me.

Well actually- my state-run liquor store was offering a ‘generous’ 10% discount for $50+ purchases. So I picked-up a couple of bottles of good bourbon. Other than that…...

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#12 posted 12-04-2013 02:39 AM

Tedstor- great score on the booze discount! I scored a CL Tuesday deal today. John Deere 826 snow blower for $200 from a dealer that rebuilt the carb changed oil and new plug. sooooo sick of shoveling!

-- Take it apart to see how it works

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#13 posted 12-04-2013 02:40 PM

Those Jet clamps are quite tempting.

Scott, since you saved $125-$150 on tires, does that mean you can buy more saw blades? :)

In non-woodworking shopping, there was a specific laptop I planned to buy for $399 and put off the purchase until Monday. I snuck in and got it for $299 with free shipping. The retailers know just which hunter/gatherer buttons to push, don’t they?

-- Mitch, Also blog at

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#14 posted 12-04-2013 03:11 PM

I don’t think I got a special deal but I did buy myself the GRR-Ripper Double Pack Pro Model # GR-420 for Christmas for $149.00 + free shipping. A couple of weeks ago I had an incident with shop maid push block hitting the blade and kicked back into my hand. Was not hurt but decided to look into a better solution.

-- We all should push ourselves to learn new skills.

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#15 posted 12-04-2013 04:19 PM

JJayzon, I’m curious to know your experience with the GRR-Ripper. It just looks so complicated to use for my simple mind.

-- Mitch, Also blog at

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